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Corporate Reporting of Non-Financial Performance Indicators and Operating Measures by U. S. Companies
     

Corporate Reporting of Non-Financial Performance Indicators and Operating Measures by U. S. Companies

by Gary J. Previts, Robert J. Bricker, Timothy J. Fogarty, Julia Grant
 

ISBN-10: 1885065175

ISBN-13: 9781885065179

Pub. Date: 03/01/2000

Publisher: Financial Executives Research Foundation

A study of nonfinancial performance indicators and operating measures reported by companies in their 1992 and 1997 annual reports. A case study approach was applied to a sample of 16 companies in eight industries to assess their disclosure of these indicators and measures. Appendices offer a literature review, and give details on research methodology and company

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A study of nonfinancial performance indicators and operating measures reported by companies in their 1992 and 1997 annual reports. A case study approach was applied to a sample of 16 companies in eight industries to assess their disclosure of these indicators and measures. Appendices offer a literature review, and give details on research methodology and company backgrounds. Grant teaches accountancy at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. Distributed by Edward Elgar. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781885065179
Publisher:
Financial Executives Research Foundation
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Pages:
163
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction1
Key Findings5
Analysis of Key Findings7
Company Profiles25
1Champion International Corporation27
2The Coca-Cola Company31
3ConAgra, Inc.37
4Dell Computer Corporation41
5The Dow Chemical Company45
6E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company49
7General Electric Company53
8Hershey Foods Corporation57
9International Business Machines Corporation61
10Merck & Co., Inc.67
11PepsiCo, Inc.73
12Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc.77
13Rockwell International Corporation83
14Sears, Roebuck and Co.89
15Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.95
16Westvaco Corporation101
Appendices
ALiterature Review105
BResearch Methodology and Detailed Data115
CCompany Background Information139
DBibliography155
About the Authors159
Acknowledgments163

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